From The BHI Hotline: Gemach, Part II

In last week’s article we discussed the extent of liability that a gemach that rents out clothing and costume jewelry may impose on a renter without violating ribbis when...

Halachic Musings: Anger Management

Believe it or not, Rav Elyashiv’s grandfather invented the first anger-management program. In secular circles, it is thought that anger-management programs first originated in the 1970s by clinical psychologist Dr....

Business Halacha: Computer on Hold

One of Benjy’s computers stopped working. He took it to Shlomi’s computer shop to be fixed. Shlomi examined the computer quickly. “The electric supply and CPU have to be replaced,”...

From The BHI Hotline: Operating a Gemach, Part I

Question: I plan to open a gemach that will rent out clothing and costume jewelry for a nominal fee. I want each renter to sign a contract accepting full...

Business Halacha: Someone Else’s Chametz

“How was your Pesach?” Mr. Weiss asked Mr. Cohen, his neighbor. “Baruch Hashem!” exclaimed Mr. Cohen. “It was wonderful!” “Before Pesach, you had a question about chametz that your clients were...

The Great Post-Pesach Beer Crisis Of 2018

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman Americans love beer. Beer is the third most popular drink in the world, after water and tea. On average, each American consumes 2 1/3 gallons of...

Tzohar Rabbi Is Incorrect: Cloned Pig Meat Is Not Kosher

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman In a recent viral interview with Ynet News and carried by JTA, Rabbi Yuval Cherlow of the Tzohar organization is quoted as saying, “cloned meat produced...

Can We Bring the Korban Pesach This Year?

An Analysis by Rabbi Yair Hoffman This week, three girls in Israel were detained by the Israel Police. The girls are activists of the Return to the Mount (Chozrim LaHar)...

Business Halacha Institute

Storyline: Damaged Sefer Menachem entered Sofer’s Seforim Store. “I’d like a sefer on the laws of Pesach that’s user-friendly,” he said to Mr. Sofer. “A popular new sefer just came out:...

How The Mitzvah Of Matzah Thwarted Terror

Six Hamas terrorists were killed and seven were foiled because of a Teshuvas HaRashba (Volume 7 #20). It happened almost four years ago, in Kibbutz Sufa, at 4 a.m. on...

- Advertisement -

- Advertisement -

Stay connected

80,318FansLike
1,530FollowersFollow
1,181FollowersFollow

Latest article

Heard in the Bagel Store: Who Is Herbert Samuel?

Who was Herbert Samuel other than the namesake of one of the newest and most attractive hotels in the center of Jerusalem with a...

The New Front

By Haim Bibas The international "Theater of Terror" gradually opens its curtains and spreads like cancer into the capitals and cities of the Middle East,...

George Washington University Student Senate Votes to Divest From Israel

The campus of George Washington University. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. George Washington University’s student government called on its administration on Monday to divest funds from companies accused of...

- Advertisement -

- Advertisement -

Weather

New York
mist
55.3 ° F
57.2 °
51.8 °
81%
1.3mph
40%
Fri
57 °
Sat
56 °
Sun
53 °
Mon
49 °
Tue
56 °